China is poor and capitalist, America is rich and socialist.
Chimerica often consume...
the 40 million plus on food stamps
America is rich and socialist? Uh? That will come as a surprise to the 40 million plus on food stamps the million losing homes annually and worse scenarios. If there is meant to be some deep and intellectual offering inthis one it is lost although the humour possibility is too.
Most interesting with this map is that while about half the Americans consider China the leading economy, all the Chinese consider the United States to have the leading economy. That and that the Germans have gone fully overboard on the Chinese side.
They chose another route, and moved the deep-water port into the ocean. They landfilled a couple new islands and built a 32 km bridge connecting them to the mainland. That is huge, but not huge enough, so now they plan to build another bridge to the artificial islands/port, this one rail/road.
The largest container ships are peanuts.* Receiving was perhaps a bit of a bad word choice. I was really talking about the dry-docking and thus properly servicing aspect.
Not the Maersk Triple E, they are the super-jumbos of ships, with only 16 ports that can handle them (Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Qingdao, Yantian, Hong Kong, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Colombo, Rotterdam, Gothenburg, Wilhelmshaven, Bremerhaven, Felixstowe, Gdańsk and Antwerp).
Hmm, wasn't there some sort of bridge across the Bering Strait proposed a few years ago?
California is the most popular U.S. destination for Chinese real estate buyers, according to Juwai.com, a Hong Kong-based property search engine.Chinese bought 32 percent of homes sold to foreign buyers in the state, double the share sold to Canadians, according to an April survey by the California Association of Realtors. About 70 percent of international buyers pay cash, the survey showed."The uncertainties in China's domestic market are contributing to a higher rate of growth in Chinese interest in U.S. property," Andrew Taylor, co-chief executive officer of Juwai.com, said in an e-mail. "That interest began accelerating in the second quarter of 2014, in part because of China's property slowdown."New-home prices in China fell in June for a second straight month as a slowing economy and excess supply deterred buyers, according to the China Real Estate Index System Survey. In Hong Kong, new-home prices have dropped by 15 percent to 20 percent since October, according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co report last month.U.S. house prices have climbed 26 percent since March 2012, after falling 35 percent from their June 2006 peak, the S&P Case-Shiller Index of 20 cities shows.
Young people seem to love both the US and China, while them old ones are more sceptical.
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